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SOUTH INDIAN INSCRIPTIONS


 

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - iI 

MYSORE KINGS

No. 703.

(A.R. No. 181 of 1910.)

On a stone set up under a Margosa tree on the way to the river Bhavani at Sivayapalaiyam, Satyamangalam Taluk, Coimbatore District.

This is dated Saka 1591, Saumya, Pushya, ba. 7 corresponding to A.D. 1670 January 3 Monday (not verifiable), in the reign of the Mysore king Devaraja-Vodeya, son of Devaraja-Vodeya.  The king is stated to have made a gift of the village Bestarapalya, surnamed Komarapura, for the service of the god Dhavalagiri-Komarasvami in Durvasa-Kshetra at the confluence of the rivers, Chintamani and Bhavani.  The village granted was situated in Karavali-hobali in Satyamagnala-sthala, which was a sub-division of Uduvanka-nadu below the Yenur pass.

No. 704.

(A.R. No. 233 of 1928.)

On a slab set up in front of the Varadaraja-Perumal temple at Papparappatti, Dharmapuri Taluk, Salem District.

This record is dated Saka 1639, Kali 4818, Hevalambi, Adhika-Jyeshtha, su. 15 corresponding to A.D. 1717 June 14, Tuesday (not verifiable), in the reign of the Mysore king Krishnaraja-Vodeya (II) ruling at Srirangapattana.  It registers the grant of 3600 varahas, being the income from 12 villages (named), in Kunnekola-hobali a sub-division of Virabhadradurga-sime,  for the services of the god Kamchi-Varadaraja through he agency of Alagiyamanavala-Ramanujajiyar.  

No. 705.

(A.R. No. 170 of 1910.)

At the entrance into the mandapa in front of the central shrine of the Ardrakapalesvara temple, right of the Dvarapala Image, at Erode, Erode Taluk, Coimbatore District.

This record is very much damaged and dated the cyclic year Manmatha, Karttika, su. 15.  It mentions the Dalavayi Hampainavaru, agent to the Mysore king Kanthirava-Narasaraja-Vaderu.  There is no means of knowing to which of the kings of this name the record belongs.

No. 706.

(A.R. No. 60 of 1904.)

ON THE EAST WALL OF THE ANJANEYA TEMPLE ON THE HANUMANTA HILL NEAR KURUGODU, BELLARY TALUK, BELLARY DISTRICT.

This is dated Saka 1702, Sarvari, Asvina, su. 1,  corresponding to A.D. 1780 September 29, Friday (not verifiable).  It refers itself to the reign of Navab Hyderalli-Khan Bahadur and records the completion of the construction of the temple of Hanumanta on the date referred to.

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